Meet the team: Lauren Roach, Graduate Consultant- Heritage, NSW Lauren is an archaeologist with a deep passion for preserving Aboriginal Australian rock art, particularly in the magnificent Blue Mountains region. She holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Advanced Studies, majoring in Archaeology and Ancient History, from the University of Sydney. Currently undertaking Honours in…
Based on over 20 years’ experience in biodiversity management in NSW, Niche experts conclude the NSW BOS offers a firm foundation for biodiversity conservation. There are opportunities to improve, but no need for wholesale change.
“This project presents a unique challenge in the assessment of complex biodiversity issues, and has provided our team with some incredible remote survey opportunities, including aerial surveying over some extraordinary landscapes.”
“Niche has provided a high quality standard of consultancy and reporting to support the B2N Project and the Kabi Kabi First Nations People. The application of their expertise to the local context and sensitive approach to cultural heritage matters has greatly assisted TMR in maintaining positive community relationships.”
Biodiversity offsets aim to deliver beneficial and sustainable environmental outcomes and are an integral component of most project approvals in Australia.
Niche is proud to be supporting the Queensland Energy Conference and will be represented at the event by Managing Director Ian Rollins, Commercial Director Lawrence Smith, and Queensland Discipline Manager – Heritage, Jill Reid.
Niche’s involvement in the project included providing an Aboriginal Objects Due Diligence assessment; Flora and Fauna Assessment; and a Review of Environmental Factors.
Luke Stone has over six years of experience as an ecological consultant, specialising in aquatic ecological assessment.
The project consisted of actions specified in the Flying Fox Camp Management Plan within the Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park.
Niche provided both environmental management and ecological services to provide environmental impact assessment regarding impacts to the local Flying Fox Camp. This included a Review of Environmental Factors and a Flora and Fauna Assessment.
Last month, Niche attended and sponsored the EIANZ’s National Biodiversity Offsets Conference in Canberra. As market leaders in biodiversity offsetting in NSW, we were very proud to of been a part of this insightful and industry-leading event
Niche undertook preliminary ecological surveys, and targeted seasonal ecological surveys of the proposed action area (project site) to inform project constraints.
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